Director-Student Rights & Resp

Cheney, WA
Aug 11, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Dir - Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR)

Job Summary

We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position:

The Student Rights and Responsibilities Director serves as the lead administrator for managing the university's educational and developmentally-based judicial and student conduct system. The Student Rights and Responsibilities unit administers and upholds the EWU Student Conduct Code and policies established by the university trustees.

The work of the Director is complex and requires knowledge of student affairs, student conduct, EWU policies and procedures, and federal/state/local laws and regulations. This position serves as a key campus resource in policy interpretation and regulatory responsibilities, represents EWU leadership to wide-ranging constituencies, and partners with community stakeholders on issues related to student conduct.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of successful leadership in student affairs and will frame and implement a clear vision for Student Rights and Responsibilities and its role in supporting student development, retention, and success in pursuit of the university's mission. The Director will be well-versed in national best practices and innovative in addressing current student conduct issues. He/she will play a leadership role on campus and in the Cheney community.

The Student Rights and Responsibilities Director is a full-time, twelve-month, administrative exempt position, reporting to the Associate Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students. The position requires periodic work on weekends/evenings to respond to student needs, as appropriate.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university fund or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

Valid Washington state driver's license.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three or more years of relevant professional experience in education, counseling, judicial, or policy work
  • Knowledge of student development and emerging issues in college student conduct/discipline, with demonstrated ability to engage students in educational process
  • Demonstrated maturity in leadership and decision-making

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Student Affairs, Counseling, Higher Education Leadership, or related field
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible, full-time experience in student conduct administration/judicial affairs in a college or university setting
  • Demonstrated understanding of legal and regulatory requirements related to higher education
  • Experience managing budgets and supervising staff (professional and student)

Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


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